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Cyrusher Ripple electric snowboard

This $2,500 snowboard might be the weirdest thing we’ve ever seen

At $2,500, the Cyrusher snowboard isn't affordable, and we're not sure why you'd want it anyway
Snowboarder at resort

Did your snowboarding season start late? Here’s our favorite snowboard, bindings, and boot setup for resort riding

Need a 'quiver killer' snowboard setup for 2024? This is the board, binding, and boot combo we like best.
Wy'East Academy dry slope and airbag

This snowboarding and skiing-focused high school is about to get a U.S.-first feature

Wy'East Academy in Oregon is getting a U.S.-first skiing and snowboarding feature that will draw the attention of athletes and students
686 x Welcome Anorak and Pants

New 686 and Welcome snowboarding gear collab is all about the ‘feeling’ you get on the mountain, and we love it

Welcome Skateboards and 686 have created a snowboarding gear collection that has everything you need.
A view of Copper Mountain's Three Bears back bowl section

Our favorite ski resorts in Colorado, ranked

Ski resorts in Colorado have some of the best conditions and terrain. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
The North Face Nuptse Jacket on a plain background

This is the North Face jacket I’d buy this winter (if I had to pick just one)

The North Face has plenty of great jackets and outerwear for winter — this is the best.
snowboarder freeriding in red jacket

Snowboarding 101: What’s the difference between freestyle and freeride?

Ever wondered what the difference between freeride and freestyle snowboarding is? We'll tell you!
Snowmakers blowing snow at Wildcat Mountain

Skiing and snowboarding season is starting slow out west – our full list of ski resort openings

Want to go skiing or snowboarding in Colorado, Utah, or California? This is a full list of which resorts are open
Ski beer

Après-ski guide: The best liquors and beer to take with you

Apres ski doesn't mean you have to hit the bar. These are the best liquors and beers to take with you to the mountain.
Burton Step-On

Burton Step-On review: Should you opt-in to Step-On?

Burton Step-On is progressive but polarizing. Are these the boots and bindings you should be buying in 2023? After two seasons of testing, we have the answer.
Snowboard ready to wax

These 3 brands of ski or snowboard wax are the only ones we recommend: Here’s why

When it comes time to wax your skis or snowboard, there are tons of options. It's daunting. These are your best options - and for one great reason
Burton Loback Step-On

Burton Step-On bindings review: Step-On Loback will make you rethink your snowboard setup

Burton Loback Step-On snowboard bindings are a continuation in the drive for fewer straps and more fun. Does it deliver? Find out!
Ski goggles hanging on a snowboard

Snowboarding 101: Rocker vs. camber? What do snowboard profiles mean?

Camber, rocker, flat, and flying V are all terms you'll see when shopping for a snowboard, but what's the difference? And how do they affect your ride?
snowboard bindings gift guide snowboarder turning

Snowboard bindings gift guide: Our top picks from Burton, Union, Nidecker, and more

Whether you're buying for the snowboarder in your life or creating your own list, our guide has all the best stuff - we guarantee
Brown bear in snow

Video: Skier nearly collides with black bear at Heavenly Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe

When you go skiing, you have to make sure you don't collide with other skiers and snowboarders. This skier had to do the same with a black bear.
Coffee cups cheers-ing

Après ski is cool, but the Swedish tradition of fika might be cooler: Here’s why

Everyone loves an apres-ski moment, but the Swedish tradition of "fika" might be better. Here's everything you need to know.
Sunlight over Palisades Tahoe ski resort

Our favorite Lake Tahoe ski resorts, ranked

Lake Tahoe ski resorts have some of the best views in the world. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
Backcountry powder snowboarding Ben Kitching

Snowboarding gear gift guide: SMITH, Burton, 686, Dakine, and more

Whether you’re looking for snowboarding gifts or just want to treat yourself, we’ve compiled some top picks for the upcoming season.
Burton Custom X snowboard specs

Snowboard profiles, explained: How to pick the right snowboard, every time

Curious how to know if the snowboard you're looking at is right for you? Our snowboard profile guide will tell you how to pick the right board, every time.
Two skiers at Whistler Blackcomb ski resort

Ski trail ratings, explained (and why most ratings are actually BS)

While ski trail ratings provide guidance, they aren't absolute. The official rating guide shows how subjective the system is.
A group of friends posing with their snowboards and skis while standing in the snow.

The best way to travel with a snowboard or skis affordably

We have the way for you to travel to your snowy destination without having to haul those skis or snowboard along every step of the way.
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Our favorite Montana ski resorts, ranked

Montana ski resorts have some of the best conditions in the world. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
A snowboarder hits a park feature on their freestyle snowboard.

Snowboards gift guide: Burton, Arbor, CAPiTA, and more for every skill level

Whether you're buying for the snowboarder in your life or creating your own list, our guide has all the best stuff — we guarantee
A man in a yellow GORE-TEX jacket walks past a lake

This is why your Gor-Tex jacket isn’t keeping you dry

Unbridled breathability just doesn't exist, so we take a look at the limitations of Gore-Tex, how it functions, and what you can do to help your jacket.
Snowboarding riding powder with red goggles

You need a great pair of ski or snowboarding goggles: Here’s why

We've got some compelling reasons why great ski or snowboarding goggles should be your next big snow sports purchase
Real snowboarder falls at offpiste ski slope. ski safety concept

Why you need a great skiing or snowboarding helmet: Scientists say your brain can’t heal itself

Neuroscientists are beginning to question if the brain can reorganize itself after a stroke, hearing or vision loss, or other medical issue.
Snowboarder bombs the slopes

The complete snowboard buying guide and size chart

Want to buy a snowboard but aren't sure where to start? Check out our buying guide for all the information you need this winter.
snowboard boots gift guide snowboarder on glacier

Snowboard boots gift guide: Our top picks from Burton, ThirtyTwo, Vans, and more

Whether you're buying for the snowboarder in your life or creating your own list, our guide has all the best stuff - we guarantee
Fresh snow on Powder Mountain, Utah

Our favorite Utah ski resorts, ranked

Utah ski resorts have some of the best snow in the world. They're all wonderful, and these are our favorites
Ski helmet upside down on the snow

The ultimate ski helmet and snowboard helmet guide: MIPS, Koroyd, WaveCel, and which helmet protects best

Your ultimate ski and snowboard helmet guide! We tell you all about protection, fit, and which ones to buy
The Insta360 camera detailed picture.

The new Insta360 Ace Pro looks almost exactly like a GoPro, and has specs to match

The new Insta360 Ace Pro action camera looks a lot like a GoPro, and has specs to rival any premium action cam.
Mad River Glen's single chair

Forget the Ikon pass or an Epic ski pass – ski or snowboard these Vermont mountains for a quarter of the price

Can't afford the Ikon pass or an Epic ski pass? These Vermont mountains are perfect for skiing and snowboarding.
Friend enjoying après ski in a ski lodge

Espresso martini, hot toddy, and more: These 6 apres-ski drinks perfectly cap a day on the slopes

After a day on the slopes, what better way to cap it off than with an apres-ski drink? These are some of our favorites.
A snowboarder hits a park feature on their freestyle snowboard.

The 10 best snowboarding movies and documentaries to add to your watch list

Need to keep yourself motivated to go snowboarding? These videos, documentaries, and movies will get you going!
Snowboarder jumping through the air

Have your Ikon Pass or Epic Pass already? Now you need the Mountain Collective pass – here’s why

You may have an Ikon Pass or Epic Pass — or another ski pass — but you should also consider a Mountain Collective pass. Here's why.
A man standing on the mountain wearing ski gloves.

The loop on the ring finger of your ski gloves is actually really useful

If you pay attention to your ski gloves, you may realize that there is a little loop on the ring finger of each glove. Here's how to use them.
Sunny snowboarding in the Stowe Trees

How snowboarding through trees and in powder can help improve your skillset

Snowboarding through trees can make you a better snowboarder. This is how to do it properly.
A winding road through the snowy rocky mountains

Plan a Colorado road trip: The ultimate routes for Ikon pass, Epic ski pass holders

Put that Epic or Ikon pass to good use and take a week to experience the best skiing and snowboarding in Colorado.
Stopping on a snowboard

The 4 types of snowboard shapes, explained

The right shape of snowboard can make or break your time on the slopes. We break down the main four so you can get the right board this winter.
Snowboarder riding down trail at Smuggler's Notch

Many ski resort opening days are this weekend, but El Niño may cause delays

Ski resorts claim opening days will not be disrupted, but there's still cause for concern
Beech Mountain snowboarding

Snowboarding tips: Set your snowboard stance for a winter of shredding

Setting up your snowboarding stance is the foundation of getting your ride right. Get your setup sorted now for a winter of shredding.
Snowboarder making powder turn

Snowboard gear 101: Sintered vs extruded – which snowboard base is right for you?

Sintered or extruded - which should you look for when buying your next snowboard? We break it down for you
Snowboarders walking

Snowboarding tips you didn’t realize you needed: How to ride on ice

Unless you only plan on heading out on powder days, you need to know how to get past those icy patches when snowboarding. Here are some tips.
Helly Hansen Odin Collection

New Helly Hansen Odin Collection leans into feedback from ski patrol teams for all-conditions protection

Helly Hansen's new Odin Collection leans into search and rescue team feedback for all-weather, any-condition protection
Snowboarder and skier sitting on ski lift at Brighton ski resort

Snowboarding for beginners: How to conquer the dreaded chairlift without falling

Riding the ski lift isn't easy on a snowboard, but with our top tips and step-by-step guide, you'll be cruising off like a pro in no time.
Snowboarder cranks turn on mountain slope

Snowboarding slander or cartoon nonsense? What is goofy foot stance?

Snowboarding with your right foot forward is commonly referred to as goofy-footed, but where does this term come from, and why is there a difference?
Snowboarder with orange board

New to snow sports? We have one clever trick to decide if skiing or snowboarding is right for you

Not sure if you want to try skiing or snowboarding? Our clever trick will help you decide
SJCAM C300 action camera with the extra battery pack

SJCAM C300 is an affordable action camera, but can it do what the Insta360 and GoPro can?

Insta360 has captured the hearts and minds of the GoPro crowd, but the SJCAM C300 may just give both a run for your money
Whistler Blackcomb mountain profile

Ski resort madness: A parking spot in Whistler, BC, sold for six figures because it’s right next to a lift

Parking can be a huge problem when you go skiing and snowboarding, which is probably why this parking stall in Whistler, BC, sold for almost $200,000.
Jackson Hole Wyoming skiing

The 10 best ski resorts and mountains in the U.S.

Some people prefer the cold and snow to tropical locations for their vacay. Here's where to visit the best ski resorts and U.S. ski mountains year after year.